Lauderdale Co MS [Obituaries]

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Name: Laurel Baty <>
Date: 2008-03-08
Deceased Full Name Laura Belle Crosby Moss
Date Born July 10, 1863
Date Died November 16, 1926
The Meridian Star, November 16, 1926, page 7

Mrs. W. C. Moss Dies Suddenly

Mrs. W. C. Moss, passed away at her home suddenly on 17th street and Thirty-fifth avenue at 12:45 p. m. Tuesday of heart attack.
She is survived by her husband, W. C. Moss, one daughter, Miss Laura Bell Moss and five sons, John C., Luther, Ben C., and W. C. Jr., and E. C. Moss,
Funeral arrangements will be announce later.

The Meridian Star, November 17, 1926, page 10

Mrs. W. C. Moss.

Funeral services of Mrs. W. C. Moss were held from the family residence on Thirty-fifth avenue Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock; Rev. W. C. McGill, pastor of Highland Baptist church and Dr. A. F. Watkins, pastor of Central Methodist church officiating. Interment followed in Magnolia Cemetery.
Active pall bearers—F. M. Baker, Ira McArthur, L. H. McRaven, Asa Shirley, C. B. Cameron, Ben Nelson, Jr.
Honorary—J. P. Krutcher, J. W. Barham, Frank Kennedy, R. J. Jackson, Frank McDonald, Sr., M. J. Stone, Nate Semmes, Sr., A. J. Carter, W. T. Welsh, R. E. Yarbrough, B. J. Nelson, Sr., J. E. Shumate, C. C. Miller, J. C. Mayo, E. F. Elkin, O. G. Hackett, L. T. Dyess, O. B. Kittrell, William Rosenbaum, R. C. Malone, Mose Rosenbaum and A. D. Rosenbaum.

Mississippi State Death Certificate #22545 gives Laura Belle Crosley (sic) Moss’s date of death as November 16, 1926. She was born July 10, 1863 and was 63 years, 4 months and 6 days old at her death. She was married to W. C. Moss [Clarke County, MS January 13, 1884 Laura Crosby married W. C. Moss]. Her father is shown as Roland B. Crosley [Crosby] born MS and her mother as Fannie Herring, born MS. She was buried at Magnolia Cemetery. The informant on the death certificate was J. C. Moss of Meridian, MS.

Her tombstone at Magnolia Cemetery reads:
Laura Belle Moss
July 10, 1863
Nov. 16, 1926


Name: Amy D Wickham <>
Date: 2006-01-15
Deceased Full Name Albert Lyle Roberts
Date Born 1883
Date Died Unknown
He was born in Kemper Co MS. Son of Albert Roberts and Mary Brittain. Was in WWI draft registration. Buried in Daleville, Lauderdale Co. MS.

Name: Bonnie <>
Date: 2005-09-05
Deceased Full Name Joshua R. Smith
Date Born 1836
Date Died July 7 1904
Trying to locate the obit or bio on Joshua R. Smith of Meridian, Lauderdale - also interested in obit of his wife Saphronia A. Smith died March 3, 1902. Both are buried in Rose Hill cemetery along with other family members. Any info on this family will be greatly appreciated. Understand Josh was postmaster in Meridian for many years.


Name: Angela Ching <>
Date: 2005-08-02
Deceased Full Name Hallie Henrietta MEYER MEYER
Date Born 30 October 1893
Date Died 27 October 1961
Meridian Star Meridian, MS
Saturday, October 28, 1961

Mrs. Karl Meyer dies, Services to be Sunday

"Mrs. Hallie Meyer of 2622 Poplar Springs Drive died at 4:45 p.m. Friday in Rush Memorial hospital, after an illness of several weeks.

A member of one of Meridian's pioneer families, Mrs. Meyer was the daughter of the late Mattimore Meyer and Sara Winner Meyer and the widow of Karl Meyer, all of whom had been identified with the business life of this area for many years.

She leaves one son, Mattimore Meyer, and a granddaughter, Karla Meyer ; and two sisters, Mrs. Maude M. Blum and Mrs. Jamie Pelle, all of Meridian.

Last rites will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Webb Funeral Home, with interment to be in Beth Israel cemetery.

Rabbi Sidney I. Goldstein of Temple Beth Israel will conduct the services.

Pallbearers are to be Ned and Sam M. Feltenstein, Sy Rosenbaum, J.E. Bassett, Jesse Waller, Len Barrell and Lamar Pigford; honorary, all friends of the family."


Name: Angela Ching <>
Date: 2005-08-02
Deceased Full Name Eula Mae TODD CROSS MEYER
Date Born 30 April 1911
Date Died 18 October 1993
"The Meridian Star" (Meridian, MS) dated October 20, 1993

"Services for Eula Mae Cross Meyer will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m., at Barham Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. James Ruffin officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Meyer, 82, of Meridian, died Monday, Oct. 18, 1993, at Queen City Nursing Home. She was a member of Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include three daughters, Doris Cross of Palm Harbor, Fla., Frances Scitzs and Sharon Gibson, both of Meridian; three sons, Terry Cross of Meridian, Billy Joe Cross of Brandon, and Donald M. Cross of Longview, Texas; a step-daughter, Karla Meyer Graham of Jackson; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mattimore Meyer.

Visitation will be today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home chapel.

Pallbearers include Gordon Sykes, Jack Medlin, Richard Gibson, Pat Bentley, Ronnie Key and Ricky Fields."


Name: Mrs. Frankie Woodall <>
Date: 2004-08-21
Deceased Full Name Michael George Woodall
Date Born 9-15-1954
Date Died 9-29-2003
My loving husband of 14 years. Michael worked and died for Lauderdale County. I miss him terribly

Name: Gerald D. Hobson <>
Date: 2003-11-05
Deceased Full Name Rachel A. (Robinson) Bishop
Date Born December 08, 1923
Date Died September 25, 1983
Rachel A. (Robinson) Bishop<br>
Born: December 08, 1923<br>
Died: September 25, 1983 <br><br>

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Allen Singletary and Dr. Vince Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Magnolia Cemetery. Mrs. Bishop, 59, 3709 19th Place, died Sunday at Anderson Hospital.<br><br>

Survivors include her husband, W. G. Bishop, Meridian; two daughters, Mrs. Cindy Bishop Henderson, Meridian, and Mrs. Christy Bishop Barnett, Ellisville; one son, William (Bill) Davis, Mesquite, Texas; three sisters, Mrs. Jean Ingram, Laurel; Mrs. Mary Henderson, Birmingham, Ala., and Mrs. Ann Lyons, Jackson; one brother, Don Gage, Ellisville; and four grandchildren.<br><br>

Visitation will be held after 5 p.m. today at Stephens Funeral Home.<br><br>

(Ed. note: Mrs. Robinson was born 12/8/1923, per the Social Security Death Index)<br><br>

From the: Meridian Star<br>
Meridian, Mississippi<br>
(Lauderdale County)<br>
Monday, September 26, 1983<br>


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